Mousavian: Iranian officials hid things from Iranian nuclear negotiators

It’s in a book review that AL-Monitor correspondent Barbara Slavin reports that Sayed Hussein Mousavian claims that Iranian officials hid certain things from Iranian nuclear negotiators. Mousavian’s account is almost too easy an excuse — “we didn’t know”. Mousavian appears to blame Iranian officials for hiding th...

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IAEA Report on Iran –

The latest and much-anticipated IAEA report on Iran was distributed to members of the Board of Governors in Vienna — and almost immediately leaked to the press. What does it say? It can be read in full here: here. It starts right out with this statement, rebuffing Iran’s efforts to negotiate or wheedle an arrangement […]

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Avner Cohen on Israel's policy of nuclear opacity – Part 2

“Israel initiated its nuclear weapon programme in the same period that the Manhattan Project came into being [i.e., even before statehood? At least, from the very proclamation of the State of Israel in May 1948], in an era when nuclear secrecy was the norm. Israel started its nuclear pursuit in a world that preceded the […]

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IAEA reports that Iran will enrich uranium to 20 percent level

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna has reported in a confidential one-page document that “Iran expects to produce its first batch of higher enriched uranium in a few days but its initial effort is modest, using only a small amount of feedstock and a fraction of its capacities”, according to a story from […]

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Tehran now says it will produce its own 20 percent enriched uranium

After failing to agree on terms for a proposed deal to send some of its nuclear fuel out of the country for enrichment to a higher level, Tehran announced on Sunday it would produce its own uranium enriched to a level of 20% for a reactor making medical isotopes. Iranian officials said that the production […]

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